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  1. Up to 2/3rd of the stroke subjects may experience impairment in any of the somatosensory modalities such as light touch, proprioception, and stereognosis. The sensory recovery is strongly associated with the l...

    Authors: Kamal Narayan Arya, Shanta Pandian, G. G. Agarwal, Neera Chaudhary and Akshay Kumar Joshi

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:8

    Content type: Clinical trial protocol

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  2. Stroke has a long-term impact on functional status and quality of life in multiple health domains. A well-coordinated managed care program for stroke patients is crucial for ameliorating patients’ health and c...

    Authors: David Leander Rimmele, Theresa Schrage, Christian Brettschneider, Alexander Engels, Christian Gerloff, Martin Härter, Michael Rosenkranz, Holger Schmidt, Levente Kriston and Götz Thomalla

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:7

    Content type: Clinical trial protocol

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  3. Medical progress, economization of healthcare systems, and scarcity of resources raise fundamental ethical issues. Physicians are exposed to increasing moral conflict situations, which may cause Moral Distress...

    Authors: Hanna Hildesheim, Annette Rogge, Christoph Borzikowsky, Victoria Dorothea Witt, Eva Schäffer and Daniela Berg

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:6

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Safety data of intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) in presence of aortic arch thrombus is scant. Furthermore, IVT is debatable in patients with prior recent stroke. We present a 51-year-old woman with recurrent maj...

    Authors: Ioanna Koutroulou, Georgios Tsivgoulis, Vasileios Rafailidis, Elissavet Psoma, Konstantinos Kouskouras, Panagiotis Fotiadis, Nikolaos Grigoriadis and Theodoros Karapanayiotides

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:4

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  5. Despite antibiotic therapy, adjunctive treatment with dexamethasone, and care on modern intensive care units, bacterial meningitis remains a life-threatening disease with a high mortality and morbidity. One of...

    Authors: Susanne Dyckhoff-Shen, Uwe Koedel, Hans-Walter Pfister and Matthias Klein

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:2

    Content type: Standard operating procedure

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  6. Routing of patients with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) and acute ischemic stroke (AIS) to the most appropriate hospital is challenging for emergency medical services particularly when specific treatment optio...

    Authors: Frederik Geisler, Medschid Wesirow, Martin Ebinger, Alexander Kunz, Michal Rozanski, Carolin Waldschmidt, Joachim E. Weber, Matthias Wendt, Benjamin Winter and Heinrich J. Audebert

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2021 3:1

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Epileptic seizures are common clinical features in patients with acute subdural hematoma (aSDH); however, diagnostic feasibility and therapeutic monitoring remain limited. Surface electroencephalography (EEG) ...

    Authors: Sae-Yeon Won, Thomas M. Freiman, Philipp S. Reif, Daniel Dubinski, Elke Hattingen, Eva Herrmann, Volker Seifert, Felix Rosenow, Adam Strzelczyk and Juergen Konczalla

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:50

    Content type: Clinical trial protocol

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  8. Traumatic and non-traumatic spinal cord injury bears a high risk for thromboembolism in the first few months after injury. So far, there is no consented guideline regarding diagnostic and prophylactic measures...

    Authors: Norbert Weidner, Oliver J. Müller, Viola Hach-Wunderle, Karsten Schwerdtfeger, Rüdiger Krauspe, Rolf Pauschert, Christian Waydhas, Michael Baumberger, Christoph Göggelmann, Gabriela Wittgruber, Renate Wildburger and Oswald Marcus

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:43

    Content type: Guidelines

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  9. Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) is a rare, autoimmune or paraneoplastic condition characterized by muscle weakness and fatigability. In cancer therapy, immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI) sensitize the...

    Authors: Maike F. Dohrn, Ulrike Schöne, Charlotte Küppers, Deborah Christen, Jörg B. Schulz, Burkhard Gess and Simone Tauber

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:52

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  10. Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) is the most common chronic inflammatory neuropathy. CIDP is diagnosed according to the European Federation of Neurological Societies/Peripheral ...

    Authors: Anna Lena Fisse, Jeremias Motte, Thomas Grüter, Melissa Sgodzai, Kalliopi Pitarokoili and Ralf Gold

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:42

    Content type: Review

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  11. Diagnosis of functional movement disorders and specifically functional tremor (FT) (representing 50% of them) remains demanding. Additionally, due to heterogeneity of the disorders, structured concepts and gui...

    Authors: Michael Bartl, Rebekka Kewitsch, Mark Hallett, Martin Tegenthoff and Walter Paulus

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:35

    Content type: Review

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  12. Infection with the new severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) leads to a previously unknown clinical picture, which is known as COVID-19 (COrona VIrus Disease-2019) and was first describe...

    Authors: Peter Berlit, Julian Bösel, Georg Gahn, Stefan Isenmann, Sven G. Meuth, Christian H. Nolte, Marc Pawlitzki, Felix Rosenow, Benedikt Schoser, Götz Thomalla and Thomas Hummel

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:51

    Content type: Guidelines

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  13. There is no shortage of books, chapters and papers on the history of stroke focusing predominantly on the last 150 years and enumerating endless “milestones”. Instead of adding another article to this body of ...

    Authors: Axel Karenberg

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:34

    Content type: Review

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  14. Sphingosin-1-phosphate (S1P) plays a crucial role as a signaling molecule in the immune system and the vasculature. Previous studies suggested a role as a vasoconstrictor of cerebral arteries via the S1P3-Rece...

    Authors: Anika Männer, Dominique Thomas, Marlies Wagner, Jürgen Konczalla, Helmuth Steinmetz, Robert Brunkhorst and Waltraud Pfeilschifter

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:49

    Content type: Research article

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  15. The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may have altered emergency workflows established to optimize the outcome of patients with large-vessel occlusion (LVO) stroke.

    Authors: Steffen Tiedt, Felix J. Bode, Timo Uphaus, Anna Alegiani, Klaus Gröschel and Gabor C. Petzold

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:44

    Content type: Research article

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  16. One quarter to one third of patients eligible for systemic thrombolysis are on antiplatelet therapy at presentation. In this study, we aimed to assess the safety and efficacy of intravenous thrombolysis in str...

    Authors: Benedikt M. Frey, Florent Boutitie, Bastian Cheng, Tae-Hee Cho, Martin Ebinger, Matthias Endres, Jochen B. Fiebach, Jens Fiehler, Ian Ford, Ivana Galinovic, Alina Königsberg, Josep Puig, Pascal Roy, Anke Wouters, Tim Magnus, Vincent Thijs…

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:40

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Comparing health care parameters of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients with and without concurrent coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19, SARS-CoV-2 infection), may be helpful in terms of optimizing clinical an...

    Authors: Daniel Richter, Christos Krogias, Jens Eyding, Dirk Bartig, Armin Grau and Ralph Weber

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:48

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  18. In view of the importance of neurosyphilis and the difficulties encountered in diagnosing it, the S1 guideline “Neurosyphilis” has been published by the German Society for Neurology (DGN) in accordance with th...

    Authors: Matthias Klein, Klemens Angstwurm, Stefan Esser, Kathrin Hahn, Matthias Maschke, Simone Scheithauer, Helmut Schoefer, Matthias Sturzenegger, Brigitte Wildemann and Jörg Weber

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:33

    Content type: Guidelines

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  19. Investigating clinical characteristics of patients presenting with cerebrovascular events during the pandemic may provide valuable insight into further understanding the phenomenon of decreased stroke admissio...

    Authors: Carolin Hoyer, Lenja Weber, Vesile Sandikci, Anne Ebert, Michael Platten and Kristina Szabo

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:47

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  20. At present, “severe acute respiratory syndrome new coronavirus” (SARS-CoV-2) affects the whole world and has led to a pandemia with almost 2.000.000 infected patients in the mid of April 2020 (WHO). Thus, heal...

    Authors: Christian Urbanek, Jana Kötteritzsch, Wolfgang Zink and Armin J. Grau

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:32

    Content type: Research article

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  21. The presence of motor signs and symptoms in Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the result of a long-lasting prodromal phase with an advancing neurodegenerative process. The identification of PD patients in an early p...

    Authors: Jannik Prasuhn, Marcus Heldmann, Thomas F. Münte and Norbert Brüggemann

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:46

    Content type: Research article

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  22. “Printed by Parkinson’s” is an innovative project with the main aim to raise awareness for the many aspects of Parkinson’s disease and their implication for everyday life. In a cooperation of Innocean Worldwid...

    Authors: Lucia K. Feldmann and Andrea A. Kühn

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:37

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  23. The advent of therapeutic strategies designed to modify the disease course in Parkinson’s disease has raised great expectations in the currently conducted clinical trials. However, we see ethical challenges in...

    Authors: D. Berg, K. Eggert, B. Haslinger, J. Kassubek, B. Mollenhauer, K. Reetz, A. Rogge, E. Schaeffer, L. Tönges and K. E. Zeuner

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:31

    Content type: Position statement

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  24. Recently different subtypes of myasthenia gravis (MG) have been described. They differ for clinical features and pathogenesis but the prognosis and response to treatment is less clear. The aim of the study was...

    Authors: Francesca Pasqualin, Silvia V. Guidoni, Mario Ermani, Elena Pegoraro and Domenico M. Bonifati

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:45

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Dementia in Parkinson’s disease (PDD) is a common non-motor symptom of advanced disease, associated with pronounced neocortical cholinergic deficits due to neurodegeneration of the nucleus basalis of Meynert (...

    Authors: Christine Daniels, Frank Steigerwald, Philipp Capetian, Cordula Matthies, Uwe Malzahn, Peter U. Heuschmann and Jens Volkmann

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:41

    Content type: Clinical trial protocol

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  26. Nowadays B-cell depletion via anti-CD20 antibodies is commonly applied in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). Yet, not much is known about infection risks associated with long-term B-cell depletion in th...

    Authors: Carolin Schwake and Ralf Gold

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:30

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  27. Lumbar punctures are performed in different medical settings and are a key procedure in the diagnosis of several neurological conditions. Complications are rare and generally self-limiting. There are no report...

    Authors: Aleksander Fjeld Haugstvedt, Inger Birgitte Havsteen and Hanne Christensen

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:36

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  28. After the end of Nazi terrorism with many crimes against neuropsychiatric and disabled people, from 1950 on detection and treatment of these diseases in children and adolescents grew continuously: in the 50s a...

    Authors: Hans Michael Strassburg

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:28

    Content type: Review

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  29. Postural control is a very important function in everyday life. However, assessing postural control with commonly used measurement instruments (MIs) is limited due to deficits in their psychometric properties....

    Authors: Elena Cramer, Franziska Weber, Gilian Faro, Michael Klein, Dennis Willeke, Thomas Hering and Dörte Zietz

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:27

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Traditionally, cerebellar disorders including ataxias have been associated with deficits in motor control and motor learning. Since the 1980’s growing evidence has emerged that cerebellar diseases also impede ...

    Authors: Andreas Thieme, Sandra Roeske, Jennifer Faber, Patricia Sulzer, Martina Minnerop, Saskia Elben, Heike Jacobi, Kathrin Reetz, Imis Dogan, Miriam Barkhoff, Juergen Konczak, Elke Wondzinski, Mario Siebler, Oliver Mueller, Ulrich Sure, Jeremy D. Schmahmann…

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:39

    Content type: Clinical trial protocol

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  31. Cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is widely considered as a promising non-invasive tool to foster motor performance and learning in health and disease. The results of previous studies, ...

    Authors: M. Rauscher, F. Yavari, G. Batsikadze, N. Ludolph, W. Ilg, M. A. Nitsche, D. Timmann and K. M. Steiner

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:38

    Content type: Research article

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  32. It is still unclear, which physiotherapeutic approaches are most effective in stroke recovery. Vojta therapy is a type of physiotherapy that was originally developed for children and adolescents with cerebral ...

    Authors: Corina Epple, Barbara Maurer-Burkhard, Mari-Carmen Lichti and Thorsten Steiner

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:23

    Content type: Research article

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  33. The anatomical distribution of acute lacunar infarcts has mainly been studied for supratentorial lesions. In addition, little is known about the association with distinct stroke symptoms, not summarized as cla...

    Authors: Ewgenia Barow, Hans Pinnschmidt, Florent Boutitie, Alina Königsberg, Martin Ebinger, Matthias Endres, Jochen B. Fiebach, Jens Fiehler, Vincent Thijs, Robin Lemmens, Keith W. Muir, Norbert Nighoghossian, Salvador Pedraza, Claus Z. Simonsen, Christian Gerloff, Götz Thomalla…

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:21

    Content type: Research article

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  34. The targeted use of endovascular therapy (EVT), with or without intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) in acute large cerebral vessel occlusion stroke (LVOS) has been proven to be superior compared to IVT alone. Despi...

    Authors: Philipp Ettelt, Ilko L. Maier, Marlena Schnieder, Mathias Bähr, Daniel Behme, Marios-Nikos Psychogios and Jan Liman

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:29

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Peripheral neuropathy represents a spectrum of diseases with different etiologies. The most common causes are diabetes, exposure to toxic substances including alcohol and chemotherapeutics, immune-mediated con...

    Authors: Helmar C. Lehmann, Gilbert Wunderlich, Gereon R. Fink and Claudia Sommer

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:20

    Content type: Standard operating procedure

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  36. Since January 2020, after Chinese health authorities identified a new type of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), the virus has spread throughout China and consecutively throughout the whole world. The most common sympt...

    Authors: Anne Lampe, Alexander Winschel, Cornelie Lang and Thorsten Steiner

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:19

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  37. A brief survey among members of the German Neurorehabilitation Society aimed to document the hospital capacities (“beds”) for prolonged weaning from a mechanical ventilator for patients with neuro-disabilities...

    Authors: Thomas Platz, Andreas Bender, Christian Dohle, Anna Gorsler, Stefan Knecht, Joachim Liepert, Thomas Mokrusch and Michael Sailer

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:18

    Content type: Letter to the editor

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  38. Stroke is a leading cause of acquired, permanent disability worldwide. Although the treatment of acute stroke has been improved considerably, the majority of patients to date are left disabled with a considera...

    Authors: Christian Grefkes and Gereon R. Fink

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:17

    Content type: Review

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  39. 2019 the DGN (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurology) published a new guideline on the diagnosis and non-interventional therapy of neuropathic pain of any etiology excluding trigeminal neuralgia and CRPS (complex...

    Authors: Tanja Schlereth

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:16

    Content type: Guidelines

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  40. The study design of PIMIDES, a trial based on patient-individualized transcranial electric neurostimulation of epileptic foci, is reported. Inclusion criteria include a predominant epileptic focus and pharmaco...

    Authors: Kristina Kravalis and Andreas Schulze-Bonhage

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:15

    Content type: Clinical trial protocol

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  41. This paper aims to provide an overview of the use and assessment of qualitative research methods in the health sciences. Qualitative research can be defined as the study of the nature of phenomena and is especial...

    Authors: Loraine Busetto, Wolfgang Wick and Christoph Gumbinger

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:14

    Content type: Review

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  42. Cerebral small vessel disease (CSVD) is a disorder of brain vasculature that causes various structural changes in the brain parenchyma, and is associated with various clinical symptoms such as cognitive impair...

    Authors: A. Abdelhak, A. Huss, A. Brück, U. Sebert, B. Mayer, H. P. Müller, H. Tumani, M. Otto, D. Yilmazer-Hanke, A. C. Ludolph, J. Kassubek, E. Pinkhardt and H. Neugebauer

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:13

    Content type: Research article

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  43. About 6.2 million adults in Germany cannot read and write properly despite attending school for several years. They are considered to be functional illiterates (FI). Since the ability to read and write is cruc...

    Authors: Bahram Mohammadi, Thomas F. Münte, David M. Cole, Amir Sami, Melanie Boltzmann and Jascha Rüsseler

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:12

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Monoclonal antibodies against the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor (Erenumab) or against CGRP (Eptinezumab, Fremanezumab, Galcanezumab) are new substances for the preventive treatment of migrain...

    Authors: Hans-Christoph Diener, Stefanie Förderreuther, Charly Gaul, Florian Giese, Till Hamann, Dagny Holle-Lee, Tim P. Jürgens, Katharina Kamm, Torsten Kraya, Christian Lampl, Arne May, Uwe Reuter, Armin Scheffler and Peer Tfelt-Hansen

    Citation: Neurological Research and Practice 2020 2:11

    Content type: Guideline

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